category: general announcements

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (University of Waikato)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The 2009 JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies

The Journal of New Zealand Literature offers an annual prize for a publication in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

Ancient and Modern Relations - PAMLA, March 30, 2009 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Warren
contact email: 
warrena@uci.edu

I will be chairing a panel on Ancient-Modern Relations at November's Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association's conference in San Francisco.

Special Issue Image [&] Narrative: Imagining the Author: The Development of Particularity (Deadline: June 1st, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Chelebourg / Image [&] Narrative: Online Magazine of the Visual Narrative
contact email: 
christian.chelebourg@wanadoo.fr

Women's Resistance in Early Modern England; submit by 4/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
2010 RSA Venice Conference (April 8-10) / Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
Dr. Maya Mathur: mmathur@umw.edu or Dr. Rachel Greenberg: greenber@canisius.edu

Early Modern England was a benchmark for literary and political activity by women, from Anne Askew’s Examinations in the first half of the sixteenth century to Anna Trapnel’s political prophecies

Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture - Call for Papers, Deadline: April 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
sh.ift@queensu.ca

We are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to the second issue of Shift, set to be launched 01 October 2009.

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.
contact email: 
Lmonda@juno.com and marlonRmoore@gmail.com

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology; Abstracts due by May 15, 2009. Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.

[UPDATE] Turkish Literature and Film in a Global Context (deadline extended to 3/17)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Alessandrini
contact email: 
tonyalessandrini@yahoo.com

This is a call for contributors for a panel being proposed for the 2009 Modern Language Association Convention, to be held in Philadelphia in December 2009; I am also planning to put together an edite

[UPDATE] Date Extention- Submit Short Stories, Poetry, Hybrids Etc.

full name / name of organization: 
Dash Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

Ravenna, a new online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/ravennahub.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

Ravenna is an interdisciplinary bilingual journal dedicated to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

Journalism - Feature Writing, MLA, Dec. 27-30, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Pamplin/Borough of Manhattan Community College
contact email: 
claire.pamplin@gmail.com

Feature Writing: 2009 Modern Language Association Convention. Dec. 27-30, Philadelphia.

Session Proposals due April 15, 2009 for 41st NeMLA Convention; Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Executive Director of NEMLA, Elizabeth Abele <northeast.mla@gmail.com>

Experience the lively and intimate exchange that NeMLA offers at its 41st annual convention in downtown Montreal, sponsored by McGill University.

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Creative Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca;r_gagliano@earthlink.net

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Short Story and Poetry Submissions

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

The Fourth Annual Writing Into the Profession Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCG English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

Writing Into the Profession:
Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

September 25-26, 2009

ePortfolios in the Academy and Workplace

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Wills
contact email: 
kwills@iupuc.edu

Title:
ePortfolio Performance Support Systems: Constructing, Presenting, and Assessing Portfolios in the Academy and Workplace_

Editors:
Rich Rice (TTU) and Kathy Wills (IUPUC)

M(o)ther Trouble (30-31 May 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck School of Psychosocial Studies, MaMSIE, and CentreCath (University of Leeds)
contact email: 
mamsie@bbk.ac.uk

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Bracha Ettinger (EGS, Saas Fee) and Adriana Cavarero (Verona)

Resources For American Literary Study (journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Gib Prettyman, Associate Editor, RALS
contact email: 
cgp3@psu.edu

Editors Jackson R. Bryer and Richard Kopley invite submissions to the annual Resources for American Literary Study (AMS Press).

The interaction of the Arts in Public Spaces (Proposed MLA Special Session - 12/27/09-12/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
A.S.A.P. The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
mlam@cuhk.edu.hk

The private led outside: breaking down the barriers, the interaction of the Arts in Public Spaces.”

This topic will focus on the following questions:

Transatlantic routes of American roots music: September 12-13, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Worcester, UK
contact email: 
j.terry@worc.ac.uk

Call for Papers [DEADLINE April 24th 2009]:

Transatlantic routes of American roots music

University of Worcester, UK

September 12-13, 2009

1st Global Conference: Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fashions@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 25th September - Sunday 27th September 2009
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Photography & International Conflict

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute for American Studies UCD
contact email: 
justin.carville@iadt.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS

Photography and International Conflict

Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin

25-27 June 2009

Little Magazines and Modernism (Proposed MLA Special Session - 12/27/09-12/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

What is gained or lost when reading T.S. Eliot's _The Waste Land_ alongside early 1920s little magazines? Does such a reading enhance our perception of modernism?

Journal of Drama Studies--Jan 2009 issue. Sub by April 30,2009

full name / name of organization: 
Journalof Drama Studies, India
contact email: 
bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

research articles on Anglo Indian world drama,and American drama including works in translation of 12-15 pages length are invited for Journal of Drama Studies, India for Feb 2009 issue.

Gothic and Horror Studies: Journal CFP

full name / name of organization: 
The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irish_gothic_journal@yahoo.ie

CFP: The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies #6

States of Crisis - Graduate Student Conference - Friday, 9 October 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Literature, Brandeis University
contact email: 
statesofcrisis@brandeis.edu

States of Crisis
Friday, 9 October 2009
Brandeis University
Department of English and American Literature
Seventh Annual Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Expertise in the Early Modern World (grad) - 5/8-5/9/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
renaiss@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

EXPERTISE IN THE EARLY MODERN WORLD

An interdisciplinary graduate student conference sponsored by the Princeton
University Renaissance Studies Program

1st Annual Conference on Louisiana Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 1st Annual Conference on Louisiana Studies will be held September 26, 2009 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Celebrating the Dead: Annniversaries and the Literary Afterlife - 22 April 2009 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
sm8729@bristol.ac.uk

This postgraduate conference will explore the rituals and ceremonies of literary commemoration from a variety of perspectives, and in various literary periods.

[UPDATE] Atlantic Exchanges

full name / name of organization: 
Mark West / University of Glasgow
contact email: 
mark@mindmechanics.net

The extended deadline is now Friday 27th March.

Glasgow University's postgraduate journal eSharp is currently accepting submissions for its 13th issue on Atlantic Exchanges.

UPDATE 31 MARCH 2009

full name / name of organization: 
BAKEA HERO (EXTENSION)
contact email: 
bakea.pau@gmail.com, macelikel@pau.edu.tr, bde@pau.edu.tr

PAMUKKALE ÜNİVERSİTESİ

BAKEA
Uluslararası
Batı Kültürü ve Edebiyat Araştırmaları
Sempozyumu

PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY
BAKEA
International

New Journal: International Journal of Jungian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Frances Gray
contact email: 
fgray@une.edu.au

Call for Papers

The International Journal of Jungian Studies (IJJS) is a new Journal to be published by Taylor and Francis for the first time in 2009. The first edition is currently in press.

CFP: Buster Keaton Celebration Student Presenter Competition 5/1/09

full name / name of organization: 
Bowlus Center of Iola KS
contact email: 
frank.scheide@gmail.com

Call for Entries

Buster Keaton Celebration Student Presentation Competition

Folklore and Mythology

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen s Lai/ PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

PAMLA 2009
107th Annual Conference
San Francisco

Topics related to studies of Folkore and Mythology

Deadline: March 15, 2009

EDITED VOLUME ON POSTCOLONIAL FILMS

full name / name of organization: 
Swaralipi Nandi and Esha Sanyan
contact email: 
pocofilm09@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
We seek abstracts for our forthcoming anthology to be tentatively published in Spring 2010. "The Bloody screen: a study of violence and masculinity in postcolonial films."

“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline May 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Post-American City (New England ASA), Lowell, MA, Oct. 16-18 2009

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
mbattenfeld@wheelock.edu

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association
Lowell, Massachusetts, Oct. 16-18, 2009

The Post-American City

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